identity

identity

By Parker J. Palmer April 23, 2014

When we live behind a mask, how do we connect and establish trust with one another? Parker Palmer on reclaiming our identity and integrity.

By Rory Johnson April 17, 2014

Human beings are wired for connection. A commentary on how parallels exist between the “new” seeking in our digital worlds and the ancient seeking via fetish of the Bakongo people of the Congo.

By Garrett Fugate February 02, 2014

A former orthodox Christian and now queer-identifying Muslim graduate student reflects on the challenge of restoring wholeness in the broken landscape of orthodoxy and homosexuality.

By Trent Gilliss December 18, 2013

A simple phrase quoted at a rural elementary school has us contemplating its meanings.

June 19, 2013

In this photo essay, Joy Ladin reflects on how gender is a covenant she has broken "with others and a covenant with myself."

June 10, 2013

A new generation of Asian-American poets are finding power of expression in slam poetry. For Bao Phi, it's the lifeblood of exploring his identity in America.

November 26, 2012

We are reimagining identity and difference in this century. Watch this video showcasing the love between parents and children grounded in the grit of experience.

June 26, 2012

"When we are able to freely share and inquire about each other’s religious and spiritual identities, it provides opportunities for collaboration, hospitality, and empowerment." ~Beth Katz

How one group in Omaha is trying to reshape our perspectives on identity, religion, spirituality, and culture through video portraits.

May 11, 2012

Harneel “Neel” Singh shares his experiences of being a Sikh student in the U.S. and wearing his patka.

May 03, 2012

Foreign Policy "Sex Issue" CoverThe “Sex Issue” recently published by Foreign Policy magazine has received a fair amount of publicity this past week. And, from the responses I’ve read, it’s Mona Eltahawy’s article “Why Do They Hate Us? The War on Women in the Middle East” that’s been greeted with fanfare by some Western media outlets, as in this response by Newsweek:

June 03, 2009

Carefully selecting language in an invitation for expressions of Muslim identity.

October 17, 2008

A quote from Oglala Lakota tribe member Ryan Wilson, referring to tribal elders who were listening to young girls singing in Arapaho.

April 02, 2008


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